Media Production, Film and Television at B&FC
The UK media sector is highly competitive but successful employees can expect a higher than average salary with opportunities to travel also possible. In the North West, a growing number of exciting careers are available in journalism, production, publishing, radio and television thanks to developments such as MediaCityUK.
At B&FC, our employer-focused programmes provide you with the skills and experience to succeed in this fast-paced sector. Outstanding facilities (including a TV studio and working theatre) provide the backdrop for ‘live’ briefs and assignments as you develop your technical and professional expertise under the guidance of our industry specialist tutors.
Discover how B&FC can help you begin or advance your career in the media, film and television industry. Contact us on T 01253 504 343 or E firstname.lastname@example.org.
Programmes Media Production, Film and Television
The North West offers increasing opportunities in areas such as journalism, production, publishing, radio and television. Key clusters such as MediaCityUK, The Sharp Project and Liverpool Science Park are now home to 755 companies specialising in technology, media and telecoms activity.
With UK film crews, VFX (visual effects) and production services held in high regard throughout the world, rewarding careers await passionate, creative-minded individuals.
Most popular career routes:
Audio-Visual (AV) or Broadcasting Equipment Operator | Online Content Producer for YouTube and Vimeo | Cinematographer | Lighting Technician/Live Sound Engineer | Producer/Director | TV or Film Camera Operator | Film Maker/Editor | Scriptwriter/Researcher
What our staff and students say
Why choose B&FC?
With our FREE 24/7 Blackpool Transport travel pass, eligible students* get unlimited use of any Blackpool Transport bus or Tram. We also offer help with long-distance travel costs.
Your own personal progress tutor will help you to settle in, keep you informed about upcoming events and provide ongoing support and guidance. We also offer confidential counselling.
We offer a FREE healthy breakfast for everyone. You could also get up to £1200 worth of funding and FREE meals if you're in care or receiving certain benefits.
If you have a disability (including a specific learning or mental health difficulty) we will help you to access the support needed to manage your studies as independently as possible.
Food and Drink
From smoothies to sub rolls, we offer a wide range of low-cost food and drink plus a FREE healthy breakfast for everyone and FREE meals for eligible students*.
*Eligibility applies - see blackpool.ac.uk/support/funding for details
Our free careers service includes expert advice and resources to help with making career choices, applying to university and coaching to get you ready for employment.
Our tutors are specialists in their subjects and help you develop the skills you need to be successful. They regularly spend time in industry to keep their knowledge and experience up-to-date.
Our Students' Union runs a variety of clubs, societies and events, all aimed at giving you the best student experience possible. You could also get involved as a rep or elected officer.
Sports are big at B&FC and there are lots of fitness activites and College teams for you to join, facilitated through our all-weather pitch, sports hall and fitness suite-inspirations.
Work experience opportunities
B&FC works with a wide range of leading companies, offering specific industry placements that offer valuable sector experience.
How to find us
Squires Gate Lane